Designing Equity: Initiative Overview

The Zeidler Center, MKE<->LAX and Greater Together lead an initiative called “Designing Equity” to bring awareness to Milwaukee’s racial and economic inequality through public media campaigns, public art, creative placemaking, and facilitated public discussions.

Dis…Miss runs 2 year exploration of Gender with videos, postcards and responses

Dis…Miss runs 2 year exploration of Gender with videos, postcards and responses

See freewaves.org for images and messages by 20 visual artists and videomakers inquiring about gender.

LA Freewaves’ Anne Bray on Media as an Exchange of Consciousness

LA#itself Podcast Anne Bray on LA#itself  PODCAST by Brettany Shannon  Hello, and welcome to our fifth of six LA#itself episodes. Throughout this series, we have talked with an array of people who use digital media for community development, broadly defined. We continue to find that tech is a social construction, and a means, not an […]

Stalking the lions of Pasadena City Hall

Stalking the lions of Pasadena City Hall

“The precise “why,” like all good conceptual art, is unfolding over time.” Larry Wilson of Pasadena Star News gives an overview of Lions, Tigers, And… a five-part series consisting of an interactive sound installation, video projections, musical performances, all responding to the presence of cast-stone lions on the façade of the City Hall building. See […]

Long Live L.A.: Bringing Video Art and Public Health Awareness to Mass Transit

Long Live L.A.: Bringing Video Art and Public Health Awareness to Mass Transit

Evan Seth on KCET ArtBound gives a concise overview as  well as  video sample by each artist in the 2014 round of Long Live LA:  Mel Chin, Yoshua Okón, Poli Marichal, Ann Kaneko, John Jota Leaños, and Paolo Davanzo and Lisa Marr. “I think each of the artists really presents a new view of what public […]

Braingirls and Fleshmonsters

Braingirls and Fleshmonsters

Holly Willis  wrote  a jam-packed feminist essay “Braingirls and Fleshmonsters” that appears as a chapter in Transmedia Frictions, The Digital, the Arts, and the Humanities, edited by Marsha Kinder and Tara McPherson, University of California Press, 2014.  She describes and contextualizes my video installations work with Molly Cleator as well as the work of Linda Dement, […]

A series of discussions about Socially Engaged Art in L.A., Fall 2012

Say passé to the sculpture in the square; the leading edge of public art is changing.     Art is passing from isolation, to intervention, to participation, to engagement, to integration. SOC(i)AL: Art + People is a free, public series of roundtable discussions and weekend events that explores socially engaged art in Southern California from East to […]

How Many Billboards?

How Many Billboards?

Sara Daleiden conducted an interview with AB comparing billboards and art in Los Angeles.  Billboards try to shape identity with their products but art questions one’s identity.  For more, download the interview here.

Freewaves Partners with KCET Artbound

Freewaves Partners with KCET Artbound

Anne Bray tackles the norms of art and advertising and questions where they infringe on the LA metro bus rider. With 91% of bus riders saying they do like art, there is a feeling of camaraderie but yet their numbers differentiate much further when it comes to identifying art. The average person adsorbs an average […]

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